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Supress A Pediatric

Generic name: Dexbrompheniramine, and phenylephrine [dex-brom-feh-NEER-a-meen, dex-tro-meh-THOR-fan, and-feh-nill-EFF-rin]
Brand names: Alahist CF, Alahist DM (dexbrompheniramine), Brantussin DM, Panatuss Pediatric DXP, Polytussin DM Liquid,… show all 8 brands
The class of drug: upper respiratory combinations

What is Supress A Pediatric?

Dexbrompheniramine is an antihistamine that decreases the effects of the natural chemical histamine within the body. Histamine is known to cause nasal congestion, itching, eye watering, and a running nose. Dextromethorphan is an effective cough suppressant. It alters the brain's signals, which trigger the cough reflex.

Phenylephrine can be described as an agent decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. The blood vessels that are dilated can cause nose congestion (stuffy nasal congestion). Supress A Pediatric is a blend of medicine that treats nasal stuffiness or runny noses. Itching, sneezing, eyes that are watery, coughing, and sinus congestion that is caused by allergies, a typical cold, and an illness called the flu

Supress A Pediatric does not treat a cough caused by smoke, asthma, or the condition known as emphysema. Supress A Pediatric may also be used for other purposes that are not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of the Supress A Pediatric

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

This medicine could trigger severe adverse reactions. Take this medicine off and contact your doctor immediately if you suffer from:

  • Quick, pounding, and irregular heartbeats
  • Breathlessness;
  • Severe dizziness or nervousness;
  • Very little or no urine;
  • Sleep problems: trouble sleeping
  • Increased blood pressure, a severe headache, blurred vision, and the feeling of pounding in your neck and ears. anxious and has nosebleeds.

Common adverse results from Supress A Pediatric may include:

  • Flushing (the warmth of redness or a tingly sensation);
  • Dry mouth, nose, dry mouth, or throat
  • Being anxious, restless, or angry;
  • Dizziness, drowsiness;
  • Being anxious or restless (especially when it comes to children);
  • Lack of appetite
  • Blurred vision or
  • Sleep problems (insomnia).

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Don't use Supress A Pediatric if you have taken an MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days, including linezolid and isocarboxazid, as well as methylene blue injections, phenelzine, rasagiline, and selegiline, as well as tranylcypromine.

Do not take cold or cough medicine to induce sleepiness in a child.

Before taking this medication

This medicine is for you if you're allergic to dextromethorphan, dexbrompheniramine, or the hormone phenylephrine.

Do not take the cough and cold medication if you've consumed an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days. A drug interaction that is dangerous may happen. MAO inhibitors comprise furazolidone, isocarboxazid, rasagiline, linezolid, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a recommendation on whether this medicine is suitable for use if you are:

  • COPD or asthma COPD;
  • A cough that is mucusy or a cough that is caused by the chronic condition of bronchitis;
  • A blockage in your stomach or in your intestines
  • Glaucoma;
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • Diabetes;
  • Heart disease, high blood pressure;
  • A thyroid disorder
  • Urination issues.

Consult a physician before taking this medication if you are nursing or pregnant.

The liquid medicine could contain phenylalanine. Make sure to check the label on your medication to determine if you suffer from the condition known as phenylketonuria (PKU).

How to take Suppress A Pediatric?

Make sure you follow the instructions on the label or as directed by your physician. The medicine for a cough or cold is only intended for short-term use until the symptoms subside. Always adhere to the directions on the medication label regarding the administration of cold or cough medicine to children. Do not take the medication solely to help a child fall asleep. Death can occur through the use of cold or cough medications in infants and young children. Make sure to measure the liquid medicine with care. Make use of the syringe for dosing or use a dosage-measuring device (not the kitchen spoon).

Consult your physician if symptoms don't improve after seven days or if you experience symptoms such as a high fever, rash, or headaches. If you require surgical intervention or other medical examinations, notify the doctor or surgeon that you've taken cough or cold medication within the last few days. Storage at room temperature, free of heat and moisture. Avoid freezing.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Because Supress A Pediatric is used for emergencies, you might not be following a dose schedule. Do not miss any doses in the event that it's nearing the time to take the next dose. Don't take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Alcohol consumption with Supress A Pediatric can cause negative side effects. Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to using any other cold or cough medications that may have similar components. Avoid driving or engaging in hazardous activities until you understand the effects of this medication on your body. The way you react could be impaired.

Interaction with other drugs

Do not take this medication in conjunction with other drugs that may result in drowsiness or slow the rate of breathing (such as opioids as well as a muscle relaxer or medicines to treat anxiety or seizures). Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to taking any other medications, including prescription or over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements. There are many possible interactions between drugs that are covered in this drug guide.